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November 13, 2014

Reminder: Love Your Park Fall Service Day Returns To More Than 70 Parks In The City This Saturday, November 15; Online Registration Ends Tomorrow, November 14

Reminder: Love Your Park Fall Service Day Returns To More Than 70 Parks In The City This Saturday, November 15; Online Registration Ends Tomorrow, November 14

Philadelphia’s parks host alfresco movie nights, theater experiences, parties, flea markets, farmers’ markets and more all throughout the year. Raise a hat to the city’s parks and their programs by helping our city’s parks gear up for winter. In celebration of Love Your Park Fall Service Day, green spaces across the city are about to […]

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October 30, 2014

Love Your Park Fall Service Day Returns With Opportunities To Clean Up And Prepare More Than 70 City Park For Winter On Saturday, November 15

Love Your Park Fall Service Day Returns With Opportunities To Clean Up And Prepare More Than 70 City Park For Winter On Saturday, November 15

Celebrate Philadelphia’s expansive park system by doing your part to keep the city parks clean by participating in Love Your Park Fall Service Day, which hits more than 70 parks across the city on Saturday, November 15. Register online now to get involved and help some of the city’s most popular parks get in tip-top […]

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September 26, 2014

The Oval Returns! The Benjamin Franklin Parkway’s Awesome Pop-Up Park Hosts Two Festival Weekends This Fall, October 3-5 And 10-12

The Oval Returns! The Benjamin Franklin Parkway's Awesome Pop-Up Park Hosts Two Festival Weekends This Fall, October 3-5 And 10-12

If, like us, you already miss the alfresco good times of The Oval, then heads up: The Oval returns in October with two weekends of family-friendly festivities. The pop-up open-air public space put the “park” back in the Benjamin Franklin Parkway as a month-long summertime installation, transforming an island of asphalt and surrounding lawns at […]

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July 29, 2014

This Week At The Oval: Our Top Picks For Events, Classes And Entertainment At The Pop-Up Park On The Parkway, July 30-August 3

This Week At The Oval: Our Top Picks For Events, Classes And Entertainment At The Pop-Up Park On The Parkway, July 30-August 3

Philadelphia’s pop-up park on the Parkway, The Oval, continues to host a full calendar of free events, making it a super desirable destination for summer fun. The expansive public space on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway is open Wednesday through Sunday through August 17, and invites one and all to enjoy daily educational programming, tons of […]

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July 22, 2014

This Week At The Oval: Our Top Picks For Events, Classes And Entertainment At The Pop-Up Park On The Parkway, July 23-27

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Seeking fun in Philadelphia’s summer sun? The Oval has you covered like SPF 45. The pop-up park on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway is open Wednesday through Sunday through August 17, and has a full calendar of free daily educational programming, tons of free live entertainment, a daily lineup of food trucks and an awesome beer […]

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July 16, 2014

Our Complete Guide To The Oval, The Awesome Pop-Up Public Park On The Parkway Launching Its Summer Season July 16-August 17, With A Beer Garden, Food Trucks, Art Installation And More

Our Complete Guide To The Oval, The Awesome Pop-Up Public Park On The Parkway Launching Its Summer Season July 16-August 17, With A Beer Garden, Food Trucks, Art Installation And More

The Benjamin Franklin Parkway is a Philadelphia cultural mecca — an epicenter of art museums, educational institutions and public spaces. This summer, there’s yet another reason to proceed to the Parkway: The Oval summer season has returned for 2014. After an awesome run in 2013, the open-air public space at Eakins Oval has once again […]

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July 8, 2014

Coming Attraction: The Oval Returns For 2014 On Wednesday, July 16 With Site-Specific Art By Candy Coated, A Beer Garden, A Full Calendar Of Events And More

Coming Attraction: The Oval Returns For 2014 On Wednesday, July 16 With Site-Specific Art By Candy Coated, A Beer Garden, A Full Calendar Of Events And More

The Benjamin Franklin Parkway is a Philadelphia cultural mecca — an epicenter of art museums, educational institutions and public spaces. This summer, there’s yet another reason to proceed to the Parkway: The Oval returns for the summer of 2014. On the cusp of launching its second season, the open-air public space at Eakins Oval will […]

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November 11, 2013

Help Beautify More Than 70 Philadelphia Parks On LOVE Your Park Fall Service Day, Saturday, November 16

Help Beautify More Than 70 Philadelphia Parks On LOVE Your Park Fall Service Day, Saturday, November 16

Now’s your chance to contribute to the city that loves you back: Philadelphia’s LOVE Your Park Fall Service Day is back on Saturday, November 16. The Fairmount Park Conservancy and Philadelphia Parks & Recreation will host a day-long volunteer event in nearly 80 parks across the city where you can rake fall leaves, plant bulbs […]

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August 13, 2013

This Week At The Oval: Last Chance To Experience The Events, Classes, Food Trucks And Beer Garden At The Pop-Up Park On The Benjamin Franklin Parkway

This Week At The Oval: Last Chance To Experience The Events, Classes, Food Trucks And Beer Garden At The Pop-Up Park On The Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Take note, folks. This week is the final week of The Oval, Philadelphia’s pop-up park on the Parkway. This summer, the awesome public space on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway has welcomed crowds to take advantage of daily eaducational programming, tons of free live entertainment, a daily lineup of food trucks and a weekly beer garden. […]

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August 6, 2013

This Week At The Oval: Our Top Picks Of Events, Demonstrations And Classes At The Pop-Up Park On The Benjamin Franklin Parkway

This Week At The Oval: Our Top Picks Of Events, Demonstrations And Classes At The Pop-Up Park On The Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Philadelphia’s pop-up park on the Parkway, The Oval, continues to host a full calendar of free events, making it a daily destination for summer fun. The expansive public space on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway is open Tuesday through Sunday, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., through August 18, and invites one and all to enoy […]

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